This is what I have been up to whilst up early to check on the new chickens 🙂
Our document is now written to be announced on UNHCR site as official partners of Tilos Hospitality Centre for Vulnerable Refugees.
It won’t let me attach the file sadly so this is the text:
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UAREUK (United to Assist Refugees UK) was set up in September 2015. It is currently applying for charitable status in the UK.
Based in the UK their details are:
Address:
Unit 4, 6 Davy Way
Llay Industrial Estate
Llay, Wrexham
LL12 0PG
Email: contact@uareuk.com
More information can be found on their website at http://www.UAREUK.com
Founder is Jane Townend, a previous project manager and business analyst at Deutsche Bank. There are 4 other founding members Greg, Katharine, Alistair & Wayne and between them all they prioritise aid requests and run the organisation to meet their main objective the relief of need and suffering among the internally displaced and refugees fleeing war and persecution. In the form of material aid, nourishment & money for persons, bodies, organisations and/or countries affected.
They have, to date, provided aid in or to Calais, Dunkirk, Macedonia, Slovenia/ Austria border, Greece (incl the islands and having been part of Island2Island Relief to move surplus aid in Lesvos warehouses to Chios which had shortages), Jordan, Turkey, Syria & Lebanon. Methods of assistance, support and solidarity range from distributing aid on the ground, to sending pallets and 40ft containers of aid, funding wholesaler accounts for kitchens cooking for refugees (Chios island) to buying aid locally in the countries to support local host economies also.
For Tilos we have to date funded:
Aid from the UK (ranging from clothing packs to baby supplies to craft and play items for the children)
The kitchen (commercial sized cooker etc.)
10 tables and 60 chairs
6 bunk beds and 13 mattresses
Pillowcases and sheets for beds
Clothes dryers
A chainsaw for clearing the area for building

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